All shows run *Thurs-Sun at 8pm

Action/Adventure Theater: 1050 SE Clinton

Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Under 18, $10. Groups of 8+ $10 in advance.

Or see all four weekends for $40 with a SEASON PASS!

*Thursdays are always pay-what-you-will

In our annual festival of new work, Action/Adventure is thrilled to be giving theater makers the opportunity to bring their original ideas alive in front of crowds of enthusiastic audiences. Over the course of four weekends audiences will get to see four brand new shows vying for their votes and competing to get a full production in Action/Adventure's 2017/18 Season. Previous winners have included Nick Fenster's "Mars One", Brenan Dwyer's "No Man's Land" and Isinglass' All's Faire. Full details of this year's Pilots below!


Jan 19th-Jan 22ND

Conor Eifler's Vanessa Goodwin: Adventures of a THOROUGHLY Modern Argonaut

It’s all real. Intelligent. Sophisticated. Kickass.

Vanessa Goodwin, renowned treasure-hunter of the Roarin’ 20’s, is hired for a job grander than she’s ever undertaken:  to retrieve the Golden Fleece of Ancient Greek legend. Skeptical that such an artifact even exists; she assembles a team of modern Argonauts to voyage into the Aegean Sea. Myth becomes reality as her labyrinthine journey uncovers what truth may lurk behind the precious object—and about her long lost brother. How much will a modern woman risk finding family and fleece?

Jan 26th-29th

Jennifer Garcia's Hallway to Hell

Hallway to Hell: the worst years of your (after) life. Suffering, torment, and axe body spray: welcome to Jessica Rodriguez's worst nightmare; Purgatory Middle School. Convinced that she doesn't belong in purgatory, Jessica must prove her holiness to ascend to heaven, or endure three years of puberty, body odor, and awkwardness.

February 2nd-5th

Giovanni Alva's Para Normal

Para Normal is the journey of Jesus finding out what is trying to contact him from the other world. But he's not alone. Armed with good friends (Salvador and Carly), weed, and a gut feeling, Jesus will not stop until he knows the truth behind who--or what—is trying to contact him.

February 9th-12th

Angela Van Epps' BANG!

A funeral on a dusty morning leaves a widow at a grave. A tumbleweed rolling by. An open saloon.  A sheriff and deputy patrolling Main Street, as a railroad tycoon slips into town.  By the end of the day there is bound to be a showdown...BANG!